2004 Explorer XLT Utility Specs

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2004 Explorer XLT Utility Specs

Section Opened 2004 Explorer XLT Utility Performance Hide
Auxiliary transmission cooler
4,601 cc 4.6 liters V 8 front engine with 90.2 mm bore, 90 mm stroke, 9.4 compression ratio, overhead cam and two valves per cylinder
Unleaded fuel 87
Fuel consumption: EPA urban (mpg): 15, country/highway (mpg): 20 and combined (mpg): 17
Fuel economy EPA highway (mpg): 20 and EPA city (mpg): 15
Multi-point injection fuel system
22.5 gallon main unleaded fuel tank
Power: 178 kW , 239 HP SAE @ 4,750 rpm; 282 ft lb , 382 Nm @ 4,000 rpm
Section Opened 2004 Explorer XLT Utility Handling & Brakes Hide
Four-wheel ABS
3.55:1 axle ratio
Four disc brakes including two ventilated discs
Electronic brake distribution
Immobilizer
Fullsize steel rim under body spare wheel
Wishbone front and rear suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs
Section Opened 2004 Explorer XLT Utility Exterior Hide
Body side molding
Body color front and rear bumpers
Driver and passenger power black door mirrors
External dimensions: overall length (inches): 189.5, overall width (inches): 72.1, overall height (inches): 71.4, ground clearance (inches): 8.5, wheelbase (inches): 113.8, front track (inches): 60.9, rear track (inches): 61.2 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 36.8
Front fog lights
Complex surface lens halogen bulb headlights
Heat reflective glass
Luxury trim carbon fiber look on doors and carbon fiber look on dashboard
Metallic paint
Hinge rear window with defogger and intermittent
Roof rails
Rear platform step
Tinted glass on cabin , privacy tinted glass on rear , privacy tinted glass on side
Trailer towing preparation includes tow hook
Weights: gross vehicle weight rating (lbs) 5,720, curb weight (lbs) 4,304, gross trailer weight braked (lbs) 3,400 and max payload (lbs) 1,416
Windshield wipers with automatic intermittent wipe
Section Opened 2004 Explorer XLT Utility Interior Hide
12v power outlet: front and rear and 1
Air conditioning with rear outlet
Fixed mast antenna
Peripheral anti-theft protection
Audio system with AM/FM and CD player
Automatic drive indicator on dashboard
Cargo area dimensions: length (inches): 73.5, front width (inches): 48.3, width between arches (inches): 45.3, height (inches): 33.6 and loading floor height (inches): 30.7
Cargo area light
Cargo capacity: rear seat down (cu ft): 86.2 and all seats in place (cu ft): 48.6
Clock
Compass
Full dashboard console , full floor console with covered storage box , full overhead console with covered storage box
Delayed/fade courtesy lights
Cruise control
Front seats cup holders fixed , rear seats cup holders pop out , 3rd row seats cup holders fixed
Door ajar warning
Door entry light
Door pockets/bins for driver seat and passenger seat
External temperature
Floor covering: carpet in load area
Floor mats
Driver and passenger front airbag with occupant sensors and multi-stage deployment
Bucket electrically adjustable driver seat with height adjustment, lumbar adjustment, three adjustments and tilt adjustment , bucket passenger seat with lumbar adjustment
Height adjustable 3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat and passenger seat with pre-tensioners
Front seat center armrest
Glove compartment
Headlight control with time delay switch-off and dusk sensor
Two height adjustable head restraints on front seats , three height adjustable head restraints on rear seats
Illuminated entry system
Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 39.8, rear headroom (inches): 38.8, front hip room (inches): 55, rear hip room (inches): 54.2, front leg room (inches): 42.4, rear leg room (inches): 36.8, front shoulder room (inches): 59.1 and rear shoulder room (inches): 58.9
Low tire pressure indicator
Digital keypad power locks includes trunk/hatch
Power steering
Front power windows with one one-touch , rear power windows
Front and rear reading lights
Height adjustable 3-point reel rear seat belts on driver side , height adjustable 3-point reel rear seat belts on passenger side , 3-point reel rear seat belts on center side
Three asymmetrical split bench front facing rear seats with fore/aft adjustment and zero adjustments
Automatic operation rear view mirror
Front seat back storage
Seating: five seats
Upgraded cloth/velour seat upholstery with additional upgraded cloth/velour
Four speaker(s)
Leather covered multi-function steering wheel with tilt adjustment
Tachometer
Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirror
Ventilation system
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